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ESTABLISHED 1877. JOSEPIIl S DANIELS. . Cditor. RALEIGH, N. 0., AUG. 30, 1889. Public Oilier isa Family Koost. Well, ml and see what is beins done in this State under Mr. liar- risou, we are fully convinced that the sating isakiu to gospel truth.;reens- Ikiki .North State Republican. THE NATIONAL PRESS TION. CON V EN. The editor of the Chronicle and his wife are this week viewing in all its splen dor the great Detroit Exposition and the products aud industries of the great North- West. The editor is a delegate to the Na- ;.rinl Tt'.ij frvT-o-QT-itinn vx-hir-h hw"id V rftn- , ; !, to,- ftT eueu m tuai en,, i.oh.j. . I two weeks stay among the Great Lakes he will return and give his impression re ceived of that much talked of country. THE WRECK OF THE MORAL UNIVERSE. According to Dr. Grissom there is none good; no, not one. except himself. This world is a very bad place and the men and women in it are totally vicious. All per sons who prefer charges against him are conspirators and suborners of perjury; all w itnesses who testify against him commit perjury; all men who vote against him are bad men on general principles, or want his place, or have something to gain by it, or take delight in listening to slander; men who believe him guilty are fanatics; editors who thought him guilty were mis led by a sheet that seeks notoriety by slan derous scurrility, sacrificing manhood, truth and decency in the search for sensa tions; the editor of that sheet is a man whose soul has no conscience, whose mind has no conception of honor and whose pen is without shame; the Governor is a petty oilicial tyrant who sets at defiance the Constitution he has sworn to observe, an usurper of all the powers of government; has brought back the days of Titus Oats and furnished a parallel to Jeffreys, of immortal infamy, is regardless of law, de cency or justice. Alas! we have fallen upon evil days. We had hoed that some of the gentlemen mentioned were men of character. But, according to Dr. Grissom, we were mis taken. But there is one gleam of light kft in the darkness which envelops us. Let us 1m- thankful that, amidst the gen era! depravity and universal degeneracy so graphically set forth in his card, we may yet turn our eyes upon the only great and good man who has survived the wreck of the moral universe and gaze for a mo ment upon the face of the pure and im maculate GRIsSoM. FOIt Pit LSI DENT OF A. A: N. C R. R. From Kinston Free Press. From the best information we can ob tain we are satisfied that a very large ma jority of the people prefer ex-Congressman Sim mon?, as the successor of Mr. Bryan They regard him as a man who has shown himself equal to every position to which he nas been cauea a good business man, a skillful lawyer and a successful Congress man, and they are confident of his success in the management of the road. That he is popular to a remarkable degree is de monstrated by the reception which was given him at his home in the cultured city of New Berne upon his return from Congress, which amounted to an ovation nd for ourselves we earnestly hope that Gov. Fowle will find it compatible with his duty to yield to the wishes of this people and appoint Mr. Simmons, but at the same time we desire to say, unless we sadly misjudge the temper of our people, there is no disposition whatever to force the hand of the Governor. We want him to see how the matter stands with us,that Mr. Brvan is unfit for the place, and that the overwhelming majority of this people, including many of the Governor's warmest friends, request his removal, while they are perfectly willing to trust the judgement of the Governor in making the appointment. They do not desire to arrogate to themselves the privileges of the office of Governor in making the ap pointment. They feel that when Gov, Fowle comes to understand the situation thoroughly he will not be so unfair to them and unjust to himself as to retain Mr. Bryan, and they believe that he will not, indeed cannot, fail to make a thor ough examination before he acts. While the appointment of Mr. Simmons, we think, would be a graceful act, and a well merited compliment to a faithful public servant, and would certainly be verv cordiallv received, we do not see that the Governor is necessarily limited to Mu. Simmons or Mr. Bryan. There are numerous men along the line of the road who would give complete satisfaction, such as Mr. I. F. Dortch of Goldsboro, or Mr. Henry R. Bryan, of New Berne, Indeed we think there are a dozen men in State hang on his action in this very mat Lenoir county cither of whom would ter, for a crisis is reached with the people make a most excellent and satisfactory of the East. The Argus, the Kinston Free President, such as Mess. II. E. Dillon or S. I. Wooten of LaGrange, W. L. Kenne- dy, J. C. Wooten, Sr., E. F. Cox, Dr. J. A. Pollock, S. H. Loftin, Dr. II. O. Hy- att, J. . CiR.UM.ER or L.. Harvey and many others. There is nothing very oc- cult or mystical in the management of this little railroad for a man of common sense. MR. Hit VAN'S RACKING. Kinston Free Press. e we told that one of Mr. Bryan" circulated a petition in Five j:" s- 'jtion in Ne1'- B-j-r-.;, and ; .j.n iiauica were secured to it f vct'O Vt?i-.lu, some . ilik.u. if iuis is true Mi;. ;..l iiidcc-d bo iedaced to great P th.: bti lil sti. a "backing" for him- ! r IS NOTORIOUS. Kinston Free Press. Mr. Bryan's unpopularity is simply no torious as witness the fact that the Farm ers' Alliances of Lenoir, Jones, Craven and Carteret, and the Board of Commis sioners of Lenoir county and the Business Men's Association of Kinston have all passed resolutions requesting his removal. AN IMPORTANT LtW Ql ENTION. The trial and conviction of J. B. Con nelly ex-CierK or rue k?upeiiui vuunui Iredell county for embezzlement last week has given rise to an important legal ques tion that concerns the whole State. The Statesville Landmark says: "In the trial of the Connelly case here last week and after the verdict the de fendant's counsel moved for a new trial for certain technical matters, which mo tion was over-ruled by the judge. They then moved in the arrest of the judgment, and based the motion on the broad ground that there was no law, statutory or otherwise. in this State, making it indictable for any county office!!, as such, to use or misap ply funds received from individuals: that is, money received by a clerk of the infe rior Court from executors, administrators, .See. They maintained that sections 1014 and 1016 of the Code (these are the only statutes that seem to reach the Connelly case or misappucaLiuu funds of his l,r00f.l. nf trut Kv a clerk unless the fund i;elonoed to the county as set out in section 1010 that the Legislature never created an offence to correspond with the present case aud that it is casus omissus. The prosecuting officer maintained that while the Supreme Court has never con strued the statutes, and had never heard a case presenting the exact points in this, that the statutes, especially section HU4, included this class of cases, and that the bill was drawn broad enough to include the class of cases denounced in either of these sections, 1014, 1016, bothot which make the offence a felony; and if the court should hold that neither of the statutes reached the case and it should tarn out to be a clear casus omissus, that in that event the bill was good for mal feasance in office at common law. The court over-ruled the defendant's motion in arrest, sustaining the bill and the State's contention, and gave judgme for two years in the penitentiary, but re marked that he was not certain but that the Legislature had failed to reach such a case by legislation. Defendant appealed PRESIDENT OF THE A. A N. C. R. R Clinton Caucasian. 1 There is much agitation along the line of the Atlantic fc North Carolina Railroad unon tne question ot a of a change in the Presidency aud management. The State owns a large interest in this property, and therefore the people of the entire State are concerned. There is decided opposi tion to the present administration, and a general demand for an able, popular and influential man to be put in charge. The friends of the Hon. F. M. Simmons are nresentinsr his name for the Presidencv atd it strikes us that Gov FowLE win be exceedingly fortunate if he can secure the position for so able and influential a per son. Few men from the State have ever taken so high a position during their first term in Congress as he did in the last, and especially did he endear himself to the farmers of the South by his prompt effort to put jute upon the free list and thereby break down the bagging trust. The Alli ances along the line of the road are urg ing his name for the place, and we are quite sure his appointment would meet with general approval. In fact the Alli ance in this section would be delighted to see such a man in almost any position of honor or trust within the gift of the State. MAJ.IIARRELL AND QI'EEN VIC TORIA. The Chronicle office has been the scene of some genuine laughter the past week as the quotations from the papers concerning the report that Maj. Eugene Harrell at tempted to kiss Q!lecn Victoria's hand have been read. One Republican journal has taken it hard, insomuch as to say that "he should have been shot upon the spot,"' while one of our ablest contempora ries declares that he should have proceed- ed to the barn to kiss the Queen's cow. Brethren of the press we did not imagine that editors were such strangers to jokes as not to know one when they saw it. To show them how badly they have got the laugh on themselves we will merely state that the article containing the report was written some days before the outgoing teachers reached the other shore, and that neither Maj. Harrell nor any of his party came within twenty miles of "Queen Vic." You have done an injustice to one of the craft by informing your patrons that the Secretary of that noble body of young teachers and editor of the North Carolina Teacher would so far forget propriety: and as is becoming the press, who have always stood by to see men get justice, we look tor you to immediately apologise. Ol :iIT TO HE REMOVED. Goldsboro Argus. The Argus, like the Journal and the people of Eastern North Carolina, looks to Governor Fowle to do the right thine in the matter of appointing a President of the A. & N. C. R. R. We look to him to "turn on the lights" and know whereof he acts. The political destinies of the Press and the New Berne Journal, that have labored always for the success of Democracy and the good of the people, tell him emphatically, both from a busi- ness and political standpoint, that they are opposed to the present management of the A. & N. C. R. R. It is His Excel- lency's prerogative to determine how it snail be; but he should take counsel, we think, of those who have only the good of the people and the progress of the coun try at heart, together with himself, and who have watched the situation during the entire inanag. ment of the present ad ministration of the road. MR. U. I'.KVAN V-l !) THE A. .v N, C. K. R. TO DEI'i: T 'lilt. DEMO. CItATJC PA MTV . Extract from Statk Cm. -ti i.k, i-Ybruarv ;J4. lss. J Senator C. C. Clark, of Craven, de nounced the unholy combination which opposed his election. His arraignment of the "torn tit President of the A. & N. C. R. R.," as he called Mr. Washington Bryan, the present incumbent, who, Sen ator Clark said had USED THE ONLY RAILROAD TIIAT BELONGS TO THE STATE TO DEFEAT THE DEMOCRATIC CANDIDATES, could not have been surpassed. FOWLK II EL IS! To Shake otl This Tom Tit President, Y ash. Hryaii. Special Cor. to State Chronicle. Kinston, N. C, Aug. 26th, 1889 1 am a public man in this county, and think I know something ot tne sentiments or me peopie, out never nave l seen mem so thoroughly united upon any one tning as they are in their desire for Bryaus remov- d from the presidency of the A. & V C. railroad. When it is suggested that he will be retained they seem to loose their temper and say tney nave oeen imposed upon and when told that Air. u. U. Clark and his friends in New Berne are support ing him. they talk ugly. They laugh at the idea that Mr. Clark is for Bryan ause Simmons is said to have opposed the appointment as Justices of some of Clark's friends because they know that Clark went himself to Kaleigh only a few years ago and opposed the appointment of the Justices recommended by the execu tive committee of the township be cause they were friendly to J as. A Bryan. Mr. Clark has been appointed a director of the Penitentiary and we think that is enough for him without his trying to force this man Brvan, whom he has so roundly abused, upon us. If he has lound it to his interest to make up witn i.ryan, tue people don't share in that interest, and thov think alter wnai ne nas none uc should be quiet. e want Gov. rowle to know that Mr. Clark dui not mug ior mm nor the Democratic party in the last elec tion, he did not make a single speech for the party, he wasn't much of a friend of Gov. Fowle's either. We want to ask Mr. Clark, aud he wont dare to deny it for the writer was tld by a friend that heard him say it didn't you say in a meeting in New Berne that we could not trust Fowle becau.-e he would be under the influence of Tucker and that between him and Stead man it was simply a ques tion of a choice between two evils? We have nothing particularly against Mr. Clark but when he attempts to put Wash Bryan on the people we intend to speak out. It is true we want Simmons, espe cially the farmers, they believe him to be true to any trust put in him and that he would work for their interest aud the building up of the road, but if Mr. Clark dont like him why dotit he use his big influence for some once else besides Bryan? Why dont he stand up to what he has been telling the people for four years? Mr. Editor, we never did like Scales and we don't want any of his administration, and hope Gov. Fowle will appoint a man of his own and have a policy of his own and not take up Scales'. Some people say Bryan has made a good President, this is a great mistake. He has but little to do with the real running of this road. Dunn ran it until he went out and Dill ha run it since. Brvan knows but little about it. ana nas spent most ot ins uuie couuuiig cross-tics, minting proxies, carrying me Governor's lishiug poics and catching lit- tie negroes who chunk the train. He has borrowed enough money to put the road bed iu good order and if they will let him mortgage it again he will put the rolling stock iu order then run the business so as to make a bad showing to purchasers, then a Receiver Sale ! purchased by his Raleioh friends at half price ! Craven, Pamlico, Lenoir stock i.onf. ! That is the sort of railroad man he is. What has he been worth to the Democratic party; a lot of cussing a heap of fus singmany votes for the Rads.and if he is reappointed a great many more. To .-peak the plain truth, he has been a polit ical nuisance. If you want to build up the party down here and keep it up, give the places to the men who do the work, and not to those who make confusion. We want you Mr. Editor to help us iu our struggle to shake of this bad man. One of the People. A. V N. C. It. R. The People ol Pamlico Desire a Change ol President. The editor of the Tribune of Pamlico writes: A preponderance of the feeling here is against the retention of Mr. Bryan. The reasons are various. Some, most ly because they prefer some one else. Again there is a feeling here against Gov. Scales on account of his not giving this county a director, and they are opposed to Mr. Bryan, believing that it was through him that the Governor did Lot appoint one. I ney are not so much opposed to Mr. Bryan as president as they are against havins the directory from Wake countv instead of Pamlico. The feeling tiiat was first aroused against Mr. Brvan on ac- count of the directory appointments of Gov. Scales is the principle basis of their opposition to him now. Theie are some who think the present management is not successful. That it will, if continued, be the means of selling the road to the in jury of the stock owned by this and ot her counties. That a few of the present stock holders will be the only ones bent-tit ted by this sale. That the present manage ment is in the interest of a few of the pri vate stockholders who own a good many shares of stock aud against the interest of the counties who also own largely of the stock. Those are the principle reasons for their opposition. Dr. McDullie lor Su peri n tenden t olthe Insane Asylum. Special Cor. to State Chronicle. Favetteville. N.'C, Aug. 2X, 1889. For Superintendent of the North Carolina Insane Asylum the name of Dr. Wm. C. McDuffie, of Fayetteville, will be present ed to the Board of Directors. No abler physician can be found in this grand old State; no more loveable man in the higher and nobler walks of life can be found, and his election would inspire confidence and insure good and economical manage ment in this noble it stitution. He is an ex-President of the North Carolina Medi cal Society and has a reputation through out the State for the successful treatment of the insane. He is looked upon by thousands of North Carolinians as t he proper man for the place. If the Board of Directors will elect him they will re ceive the plaudit "well done," good and faithful servants." In his own city he is universally loved and admired for his charity and benevolence and his ability and skill as a physician. As a North Car olinian, we would rejoice to see him elect ed to this responsible position, and the people Would feel that the alllicted would be tenderly cared for and skilfully treated. Elect this brainy aud distinguished son ot this grand commonwealth. North Carolinian. - CA HO FROM DR. FEELER. As much as is being said about mv men- j tal condition, in justice to myself I wish i to state that on two occasions when my j general health has been verv feeble, "l iui'ercd more or !.- f- hno-tired . ! ' ; I tie t ne V. o! d ;l 1 it'!. b-r O. (Icteruoneli (i, ... . to d, befoi". August :i -.- t n Merited Commendation. Mount Olive Telegram. In charity that is so boundless, Julian Carr stands pre-eminently head and shoulders above any man in North Caro lina. It would give us pleasure to aid in honoring him, should he wish our help. We stand in need of such men. If they were plentiful, what a heaven on earth this would be. cov ;rissom'S card. We publish this card out of respect to all parties herein arraigned. It is a true specimen of the venom existing in the ex Superintendent of the Insane Asylum. It will be seen that the Governor, editor of the Chronicle and many other gentle men are severely censured. As before stated, the editor is away. Here is his card. Judge ye between thcm!J North Carolina Insane Asylum, Raleioh, N. C, Aug. 23. It is due to the people of the State, whose institution this is, to the friends of justice and fair dealing, and to myself, to state some facts which prompted my res ignation as Superintendent of the North Carolina Insane Asylum. A long and patient investigation of many weeks was conducted to inquire into charges of unworthy conduct pre ferred against me by subordinate officers of the asylum, conceived in all the malice that characterizes men who conspire for evil ends and who permit no obstacles of truth or honesty to stand in the way of long cherished schemes of aggrandizement upon the ruins of others, aided by sub orned testimony, in a prosecution bitter and violent, in proportion as it was impo tent and futile. I was acquitted of the vile charges by the Board of Directors which was intimately acquainted with my man agement of this asylum for many years. In spite of cunningly devised and in genious fabrications of stories and immor ality; in pite of all that malice and envy and prejudice could do to distort the or dinary performance of duty in behalf of the insane, into cruelty to their persons; in s pite of ridiculous charges of pecula tion which fell almost still born, as if from accusers conscious of their absurdi ty, the eminent men, who in a long se ries of years have given their time and sympathies to the insane, rebuked the false witnesses and the malicious conspi rators aud their open aud secret abettors with a vote that was a complete endorse ment of my official course, and a vindica tion of the purity and uprightness of the administration of this great charity. This decision has been ratified by thr action of the great number throughout our borders who have been or are person ally connected with nearly fifteen hun dred patients who have been under my charge, not one of whom could be induced io testily aught against me. But on the contrary, daily, throughout the trial to the present hour, I have received such testi monials of regard aud sympathy, of in dignant defence and hearty congratula tion, that, coupled with the love of my patients now to be left, and the kind ex pressions trom eminent anil unprejudiced ciiiz -us everywhere, there is much to ren tier retirement grateful. These things en able me to view with equanimity the ef forts to injure me, of the wretched in grates, and the venal corrupt ionists who would profit by their vindictiveness to say nothing of the ignorant and misled, who will return in el:;e time to the exer cise of reason and fair judgment, (.'rushed for a moment by the judgment of the Board, upon the untruth aud malice of their charges, the conspirators, with their semi political abettors, rallied for another onslaught. Their family connections, those who profited by the large patronage of the Steward's office, those who saw something to gain in the general scramble for place upon a change of administration here, those whose excitable feelings could be stirred by tales of imaginary wrong, were gat hi red into so-called indignation meet ings, held under the immediate inlluenee of the abettors of the conspirators, dis credited by the action of the Hoard. Not one meeting ot that character has taken place except under their engineering, with the possible exception of those at the homes of two members of the Board, whose action is vet to be referred to. These lawless d tlir.g were defended to the brink of anarchy, and to the point of surrendering law and justice into the hands of the mob. by a sheet which seeks notoriety by slanderous scurrility, sacrific ing manhood, tr:;th and decency in the search for sensations. By ingenious and persistent misn presentation, false and misleading sum m -tries of-eidence which suppressed mateti il points of the defence, am! the utterances of a 1 ng conceah : hostility in villirieation of t management ot the AsVillTT! ar:i1 rrvsilf: aral my-u it : trom a .-oul j witnout cou.-cn-nc ! conception of h.-i 1 shame, the State . a r;.;..d devoid of any or. aid a pen without ChlfStci.K injected its j venom into ! even distort its f;.na'la. followers, and rted the vision of journals of icter for truth and honest v. high cha through the amazing asump'ion of its malicious assertions. These preparations having been com pleted, a most extraordinary series of acts of executive usurpation, and petty official tyrrany, heretofore unparalleled in North Carolina, have taken place, to arrange for the concluding scene of the drama The political inspiration that accounts for the amazing audacity of these conspirators in attempting to mould a corrupt sentiment, or the over-leaping ambition that sought to involve my friends in future political odium, by exciting a wave of temporary public ciamor, through an ignorant and prt judiced press, reveals itself in the dar ing assumption of his Excellent y, the Gov ernor, to combine all the powers of gov ernment in his hands, heretofore ascribed to three ordinate branches of authority. He sets at defiance the Constitution, and usurps the power of the Legislature to ap point a Board of Public-Charities, under the frivolous pretence that the power to appoint to a temporary vacancy in an un expired term, is a power to create a Board which is expressly exempted from execu tive appointment, and for the good reason that it was contemplated that this Board of legislative appointment was to super vise the general conduct of all the Boards acting by executive authority. This stretch of prerogrative, done iu the face of refusal by other Governors to ap point a Boaid of Public Charities, although they recommended the Legislature to ex ercise its powers, is performed on tho face of it, to offer a couriesy to ward off the in dignation of the friends of those members of the Board of Asylum Directors, whose retirement from the Board he had resolved to secure at all hazard. Knowing full well that Dr. E Burke Haywood was the physician of the deaf and dumb, he yet reappointed him in March, iss9, a director of the Asylum ; and it ought to have been known by him that Dr. Isaac Jackson was Superintendent of the Board of Health of Columbus coun ty, when he also appointed him as a direc tor of the Asylum in March last. Has the Governor any legal authority to ask for the resignation of din ctors ? Cer tainly not, any mote than any sheriff, or constable, or Tin-re is a pi department lornt- b:icr of quo i dings b h st' re dec'-; V. rc it ' i;. any other executive officer, oper oilicial of the judicial f the government the At- -w.icse province it is t.y a ranb upon suitable pro - author uris. . o '.: .s.,v II : as We l'ie i'uc.d usui p;t -"v..! s . g-.v.-rnuicnr ;:s su inarch d.-'.;-es i 'i.claint. In hold .1- c: t:oi iu at.o.t.on 'o i!ii-. ,), '. !' s! K-.'.l b, lair-in hided rn- n e indecency of the appointment to a position on the Board of Capt. Octavius Coke, the leader in the Legislature of 177 of a prolonged and bitter partisan effort to remove me from office on account of political opinions cher ished nine years previous and before en tering upon this position aud of one known to be hostile to the judgment which had acquitted me. To this must be added the still more outrageous appointment of Thos. B. Womack, Esq., who has sought notoriety at this juncture by publicly de nouncing me in a meeting of the character referred to, writing resolutions of a de nunciatory character and publishing an article over his own signature, proposing a trick, by which some newly constituted body might hold me accountable upon charges of which I had already been tried and acquitted by such men as would have scorned to play the part of accusers and jury, of prosecutor and judge, alternately, iu the same case. To them are to be add ed two of the members who voted against me sustaining the infamous charges. Dr. F'oote, who has been said for many years to have been seeking the position of Super intendent for himself; the other, Mr. Richard H. Smith, who has for months past been the ready recipient of slanders poured into his ears by the original con spirators in this case, or their tools. Oth er gentlemen were appointed upon this Board whose qualifications consists largely in their readiness to register the Executive will having been unknown in public life heretofore-, and now the Jacobin journal which is either the organ and mouth-piece of the Governor or is for the time being the power behind upon which he is eon tented to sail into the haven of imagined popularity used the following language (August lGth, 1830): "With a diplomacy worthy of an ex perienced diplomat, the Governor con ceived the idea of securing the resigna tions of the friends of Dr. Grissom on the Board to secure a change in its complex ion, it is indeed fortunate tor tne State that at this important juncture we have as Chief Magistrate a man who had the nerve to do all in his power to secure the removal ot Dr. Grissom. 1 he Chronicle desires to thank Gov. Fowle for his prompt and wise action. Its sig nificance is seen when we state that the Board as now constituted instead of stand ing 5 to '.) in favor of Dr. Giissoni's inno cence, stands, as well as can be ascertained up to the hour of going to press, C to 3 in favor of his removal." The candor of this declaration is only equaled by its imbecility. This paper, which is apparently the organ of the Ex ecutive, informs members appointed on this Board, that it is for the purpose of removing a man who has just been ac quitted by as honorable men a-s North Carolina boasts; two of whom have jast been complimented by the Governor as he a.-ked them to get out of his way. Are honorable men to be insulted by asking them to go upon a jury packed and in structed to convict? The history of the Eng'i-h race has not known that since the days of Titus Oats. Are judges to be appoints! rov the rehear ing of a case after acquittal, and is the condemnation of the accused to be settled beforehand? We have no parallel in our records later than Jelireys, of immortal inramy. 1 his is a proceeding worthy ol Russian despotism, who.-e c uncils are or dered to condemn. But the free bom Anglo-Saxon blood ( f North Carolinians must be kindled at this, spectacle of petty tyranny; this wrestling of a sacred oath to faithfully execute the laws" by a sin-is-er determination both to interpret and execute them to destroy one man. already triumphantly vindicated by men who i would scorn to doff the cap to any petty Gesler. The wolf said to the lamb "I will eat you, feir you muddied the brook." "No, for I am below, and you are above." "But I must, for you muddied it last year." "Nay, I was not born then." "Yet again, I will destroy you for your ancestors did." "You must go, Dr. Grissom, for you have been guilty of immorality." "No" says the Bcard of Directors of the Insane Asylum, "it is not true." "You must go. for you have been guilty of cruelty." "No," ays all the friends of all the pa tients who have been under his charge. "Yet you must and shall go. for twenty veais ago you professed a different politi cal faith from the Executive, and you re fuse to be his vassal to-day." So ends the tragic farce, for the present. It would be folly indeed to ask for or except anything but injury and embar rassment, to say nothing more; at the hands of a Itoard sent here to perform the play of my humiliation at the dictation of at- Executive so regardless of law, decency or justice. I have therefore tendered my resignation to a Board of Directors under whom I would not serve and who come with denunciations and the declared pur P' se to out rage me. To the pHoitle of North Carolin? who j Uiay always be trusted to judge with tip- rnahTness: when the sober second thought j has time to assert itself I solcmn'.v appeal ; ag rinst this high-handed tyrrany of the ! Ui?e F.xecntive. and with ttatietiee. eonfi- i,.ntv nwair thf veroier of t.oonlar vindi I ca'ioii. Et"o en e GuisSom. ! LOVE TR1 I'M I'll ANT. 'No'l Caliny Wavs" Happily Illustra ted in Johnston. Polena Cor. Herald. A romantic marriage occurred in this i-.mmunity a few days ago. Thursday night previous, Mr. Nathan Driver ap peared at the residence, or rather on the outer fence of the yard which surrounded the residence of Mr. Mack Smith, with the intention of .stealing his daughter. The old folks got hold of the secret and met their prospective son-in-law in person, and a lit tie fracas took place followed by the flight of Mr. Driver. A warrant was is sued for Mr. D. at the instigation of Mr. Smith, and the trial set for the following Saturday morning at the Township shel ter. Saturday morning the parties ap peared. Two of the witnesses for the de fendants, the Misses Smith, being absent, the court ordered the constable to go after them. Mr. Driver was deputized to ac company the constable. iu their return the party halted in front of the residence of Mr. J. M. Martin, a short distance from the shelter, and while standing in the buggy, a dozen or more gentlemen holding the horse and same, number clinging to the buggy, Mr. Nit ban Driver and M-ss Anna Srritn were united in the holy ootids of wedlock by Re v. F. T. Booker, J. P., the ceremony being wit nessed by about 200 spectatois. The party then proceeded to the shelter, and the trial proceeded which resulted in a ver dict against the prosecutors. Ohio Politics. The Democratic State Convention met in Dayton, Ohio, Aug. 27th, to nominate a candidate for Governor. The candidates were Hons. Jas. E. Campbell, Virgil P. Kline, and Lawrence T. Neal. Hon. Jas. E. Campbell was nominated on the second la'lot. Amid thunders of applause he arose and said: "This is no ordinary campaign The task is not one of mere routine. The most obvious of the duties of the Democratic party is to rebuke the violation of the unwritten law of this country that no of ficer of this government shall be elected to a third term. In spite of precedents of Washington and Graut, the strauglers of , the Reoublicau party have dec ret : - .w.r s!ia ,e continued in the h eed that ?v!s of liiO-t. r.f.tpgav a'!-r-i. ' e bus kl itAil." Ml- I 'tT'tio:: th ;ih, !i Went v to anai;: in severe u-ris the legislation cf ihf- r.-.ynbiiea.i pari in )ido, and ; 1 1 udasiu's: i .. t iuii o!' . For.tker. The -lu'-i-K"' ;' i;Mi-ii; g a bad prt cc in electing "Boa i he Forager" to a third term gives, the Democrats the very highest hopes. Terraiiit Chiistlans. Biblical Recorder. "Some Christians are so selfish that they are like our woods terrapin when you touch him he draws himself in he swallows his head." Rev. J. R. Jones at Bella h. Then Rev. W. II. Wilson whis pered to us and said, "If he will put a CHUNK OF FIRE ON THAT TERUATIN'S BACK" 11K WILL MOVE. OVER THE SEA Where Virgil Sans. C.-rsar Conquered and Columbus Planned. Special Cor. of State Chronicle. Rome, Italy, July 30, 1839 It isa very common thing for Americans to leave out this part of Furopean travel, and es neciallv iu the Summer. But with the writer this part of his itinerary was looked upon with the greatest anticipation. Al- i though in the season for Roman fever and against the protest of many friends we ventured as far South as filthy Naples. To see such a country as Italy would require a year, aud then the intelligent and well in formed tourist would leave feeling that his time was tooshoit. We do not fully agree with Byron, when he said. "Thou art the garden of the world, the home of all art. Thy wreck a gloy, and thy ruin graced with immaculate charms, which cannot be de faced." But we understand something of his feeling and realize something of his thought when we have travelled through the ruins of Pompeii and of Rome. Entering northern Italy we must of course pass the great Mount Cennes Tun nel, which is more than seven miles long, but tunnels become so common in the Alps that we will not mention others. Here we pass through the country where Hannibal lead his forces through the fatigueing passes, by months of continuous march, but now we travel from Paris to Rome in thirty hours. But no true American could pass Genoa without stopping to seethe birth-place of Christopher Columbus. Nothing affords the natives more pleasure than to point out his monument to the American, and in his broken language say, "This is the monument of the g' ear. Christoferro Columbo. He discovered America in 1492." However, before we icach Genoa, we reali.-i that we are in a strange land, among a strange people. On the Medi terranean cost we see many little towns, some of the houses of which are quaint and antique. On the little farms weseethem plough ing an ox or a cow, or perchance an ass, with the crudest kind of plow, not much better than was used by Ajnericau Indians, a century ago. ine son or this auc tion is not productive for the grains, but afford tine grass, aud it is a c m -mon thing to see immense herds of cattle grazing. The people area very lazy, indolent looking people, aud it seeius the majority of them would prefer to tw-g than to work. For if there is a land ot beggars on earth it must be Italy. The America:;, with his respect for wo man, is soon a man to frown on the Ital ian. The woman is seen mowing or rak ing hay while the dirty, half ciad men are loungi! g in the shade of a hetigf near by, as if tie were a "ooss" to rtqu're acerta.n Task. Occasionally we see. the woman helping a donkey draw a cart an 1 a man riding and driving. Although the Italian sun is exceeding hot the w omen rarely wear any head-dre-s; even a mo: g the tine the young ladies go out dining barehead ed. Among the lower classes in Southern Italy children under ten years o! age fre quently wear no cioi niug, and u' lut-y have an v it is an oulv garment of the crudest make. The location of Naples is beautiful, but it is conceded to be one of the filthiest cities in al! Europe. A stench meets you at the station and follows you half way up Vesuvius The bakery business here forms an important industry. The dough is worked, molded into loaves and put out on the pavements to rise, and hence they have a great deal of brown bread. You need have only one transact i- .n with the average Italian to convince you that he is a grand cheat. Even officials at rail road offices will ( heat you, if they think you are not fully acquainted with their money, and the merchant always charges you two prices, but rather than fail to sell you will come below his "fixed price." and then if he can't sell you, will give his shoulders a shrug and with a look of dis- gust will make you understand, though you may not know a word of his language, that your company is not desired. While on the one hand you see wealth and elegance, on the other you see poverty, ignorance and degradation. In every quarter you are besieged with beggars, ,-ome maim, some halt and some blind, but. all beggars, and soon receive the gen erous hearted man's sympathies and then his money. Hut the professional bergar is the hardest to put off. Tl.cy. of course, are maimed, halt and blind, ail at the same time Some of the latter class art wealthy. Every Italian ci v has its 'a'h? tlra! and the splendor of these magnificent edifices vui but contrast with the poverty you see amting the pc-oi ie. Thtre is no peopie on earth more op pressed b,- a church than are the Italians. It would appear to the cast a that there are almost as many there are soldiers m their army ;Tu I'.K CONTINl'Kb. observer priests as An Editor Loose. Pacific Union. This is the wav the editor feels w does u p Lis st ntmient in blank ei.-e "I would flee iroin the City's nil law from its fashions am; form and cut loose - and go where tbottav. ben v grows on its straw, an . : he g n.rry gio.vs on its goose; where the catnip tree is climbed by ' he cat as she clutches for her prey the guileless and unsuspecting rat t,u the rattan bush at play: 1 w;!! catch with ise the saffron cow and ihe i-ywlet in l..r-ir glee; as they leap iu joy froiu bough to bough on the top of a cow slip tree; and list while the patridge drums his ('rum and the woodchuck chucks his wood, and the dog devours the dogwood plum in the primitive solitude. ", let me drink from the moss groven pum,j, that was hewn from the pumpkin tree! Eat mush and milk from a rural I stump, from folly and fashion free new gathered mush from the mushroom vine, and milk from the milkweed sweet with pineapple from the pine. And then to the whitewashed dairy I'll turn, where the dairymaid hastening hies, her ruddy ami gol -cn-rcd butter to churn from the milk of her buttei flies; and I'll rise at morn with the earliest bird, to the fragrant farmyard pass, and watch while the farm er turns his herd of grasshoppers out to gra.-s." Horace Cicely's Mairiaxc Wilson Advance. Mrs. II. B. Bryan, formerly Miss Mary P. Jenkins, of Warrenton, writes: 1 noticed in your paper of the S:h inst. an article speaking of the' marriage of Miss Cheney to Horace Greeiy. She was not a teacher in the Female Seminary, but taught in t he family of my mother (Mrs. Sally L Jenkins) and married from h r house in the Episcopal church iu W;i m-n-tou, N. C She was the first teacher of the late William A. Jeukins, James L. Mosely and others who were mv brothers. tJovs Listen! i reensbo.'O North Sia'c-.j Two advert is-einents recently ccuurr'-d in a Raleigh paper reading: "Wanted, a boy w ho can write a legible hand, and is willing to work, aud don't smoke cigar ettes." Cigarette smoking, it seems, not only injures a boy's health,"" but ket ps him out of a good situation. Ebon S. Allen, ,f New Yoik, the de faulting ex-President of the Forty-Second and Grand Street Ferry Railroad Com pany, who pleaded guiity to two indict ments charging him with overissue of $100, 000 worth of stock of the money, was sentenced by Judge Gilderslceve to seven years imprisonment at hard labor on each indictment, maximum penalty for the offense. PERSONAL AIVD SOCIAL. The Chronicle regrets to learn that Major John Hughes.of New Berne, has been stricken with paralysis. Dr. Eugene Grissom, ex Superintendent of the North Carolina Insane Asylum will take up his place of residence in Raleigh. James Garfield, son and namesake of the late President, is 'a'ked of as a candi date for Congress in Ins father's old dis trict. Dr. John Knox, one of the oldest resi dent physicians of Richmond, Ya., died suddenly Friday evening last of heart dis ease. Mr. E!i;us Carr, the new President of the State Farmers' Alliance, is being pow erfully pressed for the office of President of the State Agricultural and Mechanical College. Col. W. II. Yarboro, who so ably filled the position of Collector of Revenue of this district under Mr. Cleveland, has ac cepted a position with the R. & D. R. R. Co. and will be stationed at Charlotte. Prof. Nelson B. Henry, well known in North Carolina as Professor of Pedagog ics for three Years at the State University, has just, entered upon his duties as editor of the Rocky Mt. Methodist, tne organ oi the Denver, Col. Conference. On Friday last Dr. Isaac Taylor, that young man of sterling worth, 1st Asst. Physician of the Western Insaue Asylum at Morganton, arrived in Raleigh in re snonse to the telegram of the Board ask ing for medical aid aud has assumed his duties. The Chronicle need not say that the insane will be cared for with peculiar interest for Dr. Taylor is known by every one to be one of the most successful alien ists. We wish him a pleasant stay. In an examination of Postal Clerks last week by the Government Mr. Hardy T. Gregorv. a voiinn man of only twenty years and son of ex-Postmasicr Geo. H. (iregory of Greeuloro, beat the record , and was graded 100. Young Mr. (iregory was appointed route agent neiweeu Greensboro aud Goldsboro by Cleveland but Harrison on coming into office turned him out although he was not of age. Sev eral prominent gentlemen Republic ms seeing this mistake got him appointed Ite tweeu Washington aud Atlanta, a position paying nearly twice the other one. Young Gregory has received congratulations on his record from high Department officials. Mr. Morrison R. Avery, a son of Judge A. C Avery, graduated at Davidson Col lege two years ago at the head of his class. Last October he was admitted on examination into the corps who are mak ing the U. S. geological survey. By hard work iu the field and hard study at winter quarters at Washington he was enabled to .stand such an examination in April and had made such a record asa worker in the field, that he received unprecedented pro motion on the 1st of July, his .-alary being increased fifty per cent, and his work ad vaueed to second of his party. He has just recovered from an attack of bilious fever, contracted while at work on the Arkansas river. Morganton Star. The . C. Tobacco Association. The State Tobacco Association met in Greensboro Wednesday last. Mayor Jas. W. Forbis gave the delegates a hearty re ception to the "City of Flowers" aud was responded to by Mr. J. C. Angitr of Dur ham. Addresses were delivered by Com missioner Jno. Robinson, aud W. B. Brooks, Esq , of Danville, Ya. A Constitution and By Iaws were adopt ed organizing the the Association on a new basis. The new and approved constitution pro vides that all persons who are legitimately engaged in the tobacco business in the State of North Carolina and who pay a small per capita assessment are eligible for election as members of the Associa tion. The officers elected for the ensuing year areas follows: President, Hon. J. L. King, of Greensboro; Secretary, G. E. Webb, of Winston; Treasurer, M. A. Walker, of Winston. The other oflicers will be elected later. At night the Association was given a banquet at the McAdoo House. The It. Ac O. Through to .ew York. A complete service of Fast Express Trains is now in full operation between New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore ami Washington, via. the Baltimore A; Ohio I Railroad. The New York outlet is fur- 1 ,ol,...l K,. tli. i'.mii.,,! !. I' f x-..,.. .... I uioiioi uj iiii. v.i mi in iv. iv. ei i e w ft i se v , j and passengers are landed al the .station of the latter company at the foot of Liber ; ty is; net, New York, two blocks from the j Elevated Railroad. All the trains are eepiipped with handsome coaches and i Pullman's Parlor and Sleeping Cars, ler. he i ywo 0f ,j)e trains are composed e xclusive ly ot estibuled Cars, but, in accordance with its long-avowed policy, the B. A: O. exacts no extra fare for improved service. Passengers occupying Parlor or Sleeping Car- must, of course, pay the ordinary Pullman charges, but no extra charge for Limited Express service is imposed bv the B..feO. The B. it O. still continues to operate the fastest trait's uv.r o.j,-..,t in service between Philadelphia, Baltimore aud Washington, and the remaikable record for punctuality achieved by these trains indicates what the public may expect of their New York schedule. It is a fact, now generally known, that the fastest trains iu America are run on the B. it O. R. R. between Baltimore and Wo .1. .,... TV ..... ;.. ; I ".i-iiuij;.!.!,. oiuic are eigne trains in ! the schedule of -g each way, that cover j the distance of -10 miles in 40 minutes, or at the rate of 0;5 miles per bout. Faster time has been made in spurts, but the B it O. trains do it every day, and have doue it every day for several years. The line between New York and Wash ington is doubled tracked and laid with heavy steel rails on oak ties, ballasted with broken stone. There is not a better constructed, better maintained, better equipped, or better operated road iu the biuJ, aud with these conditions the new line is prepared to rentier efficient service, aud thereby aims to secure public appro val and patronage. The l a yetteville Centennial. Ex-Congressman Wharton J. Green, of Fayetteville, will pay ex-President Dais j a visit at Beau voir. He will urge! Mr. Daistoon no account fail to visit the j Octennial Celebration at Fayetteville! next j month. There is every assurance that he : will bt! present. This e'elebratiou will be on a very txtcn j -iv'' scale aud very great public "interest ! will be arou.st! 1 in regard to it. Ex-Con-: fedet.ttes in great numln-rs will attend, anil fie re win be a handsome i tion of ihe r-.iate Guard. 1 1 pi csem; a- l HI. lo!k"s Speech in Alalnina. Raleigh Call Col. L. L. Polk, of Raleigh, eic;icrtd an address at Mobile, Ala., Tuesday before the Inter-State Farmer's Convent ion. of which body tie is President. A telegram from uiaL piace says: "ihe address of Col. L. L. Polk, President of the Inter state Farmers' Association, delivered here to day, was a masterly effort, being logical, patriotic and eloquent. The numerous rounds of applause that greeted his re marks showed that he touched responsive cords in the hearts of his audience, and took them by storm both as an orAttjr and profound thinker." FROM MURPHY TO MANTEo. SOME THINGS THAT AltKIIU'l'iv IX' IN NORTH CAROLINA. What II as llapened in the (.(mm! oitj State Since the Chronicle Last i,r,n , Its Readers. " Postal Caro News. The friei.,1 Chronicle in every section of t!,,. - are requested to aid us in making t. partment an accurate record, in , . the news from Murphy to Manteo. , us a postal card whenever anvil,::.. public interest transpires in your borhood or section of country. Yo . , aid us and give prominence to v. . ,, ' tion. Send on the postal cards.- K:,;; . . . .Evangelist R. (J. Pearson eluct a series of meetings in Hornier November. ....Senator. B. Vance has. ,ie. an invitation to deliver an address Murfreeslioro Fair. ....Revivals in Robeson count, resulted iu the conversion of l,.,bn" Oh ! that such meetings could be !, every eouiry. . . . .The Fayetteville Indopenl,u. Infantry last Friday eelcbrateil ninety sixth anniversary. Ir is oi.e oldcst companies in the I'tnon. .... Bethel Academy, Haywood i has been burned by incendiaries 1. 500, which fa' Is on the Hols'o,. V Conference. It will be rebuilt. ...The Dirte:ots of the I'em:. which met in Raleigh last week o: f debt of -25,(io0 to be settled, co! " bv the old Board on the Wester:, ' r". r. . . .In Beaufort county hist week-: ... tego Mills owned by the Jno I. Lumber Co. of Norfolk, Ya., w.-rc h. by an incendiary. Loss e.-tnn;--.!, 1,500. . . . .The new Rocky Mount cotton is nearly complete!. It will cuit;r.i 000 spindles, and will work O.noo (,., cotton annually. We congratuiav "Mount." ...Stanly county has von-.l o: propo-ition to subscribe .10. ; t-ip'fa; .-loci of the Yadkin ran road S tli-bu.-y io Norwood. It was car:: Too majority. . . . .Tliero will be re! -races at the Fair, open to all the white f.i.-;:,, vain ible prizes, it is learned. V.:-, be a great attraction. . . . .The Texas cotton crop will be $"l,uoo.oon What will Ninth 'a do in this direction is hard to dee id cessant raitis have created anxiety ;i the farmers. ... Bears are too abundant in t ern counties. They rove all over i'i ami Dare counties and are dama-;.: crops badly. The torch, the g:.n a:, hu utt-rs is all that's net-tied. ....The Richmond it Danville '; Company has given out order- t:: -for the erection rf 2, 150 new t u is a large number f'' one year an ! cates a large increase of tratlic. The Scotland Ne k .o 1 Branch of the W. A; W. Load completed and the first tr. u r: (rreenvilie Thursday the ",''.'1. 1' through a fine section and wdl ! . for Pitt county. . . . .David and Mary Ballon, wl: dered their adopted child a wet k ago by burning it to death and h d mains under the hearthstone placed in the Asht-ville jail. ....Last week a re union of su: his old regiment took place al Vance's mountain borne "ii.tmoi No elolibl the olu elefaUs ut i'e -i.id "Col. Z b," and no doubt that i;rc. noble man was happy that day. Prof. J H. Ilorn -r writes: " I be glad if you would announce ::. paper that the "Horner School" lull. We have no more loom i. .,i win try to increase air eapaci'v u session."' He advertises in the Chuo We breathe freer on.e ,u : the nevspaper dillicuity iu K n-ky 1 is adjusted. There have P.- -n two ; both beering the name i t Pi..r. published there and it has bee:; l One editor lias succeeded iu b t..e ot hei . . . . . ( io vernor Fowle pardon ,! a Davi 1 Johnson, of Beautort to .-. . was conv icted of homicide. I la was issued by rcc nmeuda! on - , J udge and ."sola-i'or, a r ex Gov. St- lies, and the t-Mr.-.ne .-: -his wife. ....A hardware dealer here ' Wednesday of a railroad .-en-en I from Bit ininghatn, All., to Lili.n. IS cents on the ino pounds, lie some c ok stoves to be shipped li the freight is 77 cents per loo j , perhaps woulel be ch-Mper we're shipped on to Baltimore aud Ih ! cord. Concord Standa: d . J. W. Las-it er, who owd Mad. sou, Rockingfiam count v, a'', suicide last week by taking la . Ian , was saved at almost the la-t noum was in a ticld when found. Hi--, on is yet critical. He is a married in had doubtful relations wi'h two w The discovery of his baa c-!.!. leged to be the cau.-e of his d -; r tempt at suicide. .... Report ha Ve K en I e a ' '. i d ' ' disgraceful eonduct at tia- ;,,":. cal Ministers' State Convention a erford College. Roughs, from a boring town, got up a r '. pistols, broke lamps, iVe., '.and great many very serious thing.-, tail w as cut off by some Sural i'.-;:--placed in the pulpit beside a i'.-b!.-. of the toughs are known and ,r -result . .....Judge Bynuni, of t:.- -Court, is speaking very car... sd . . the cigarette in his charges to t:a juries. In a coarge at Kins-on : there are more men in the pemu:.: consequeuee of the sale of cigar. -to from liquor-drinking. He a:'a boys of trom seven to fourteen :: cigarette habit ami tho depraved t.a idiy develops into a thirst for inn. making most of the druiiKani Byuum's earliest words excite inte.: tion. ....The Agricultural and Yo College opens October 1. 1 he f',. the loth of September will ana . curiculum. On the ;o;h of An.- . Trustees will elect a President, those whose names will be ;,:, the Board are Dr. H. F. Di.v : . -ford Orphan As In n : .1 F. K dy J L. Stewart, of s..:i.p-oti; 1 1 I'd of West Virginia 1 'be Pre.-: ! : Florida Alt iculi lira! and M lege is also a candidate. I: committee will present. th- b-ut two miles t a-' on last Sunday nigh' as the f t'-I!! lt-!t-gt 'a as .-ten a ' young '.. m'e then. A; nn; : . Vl tin Holder, w h i w e: t ii'pior, were quietly iio.ldi' track, ilelore the cr'nte: them tin- train w a- too in -a: : Spef Nit Wl! Il 11 ! oi.C ' ! them. Lunhau: .as il:ro t. :, -air, but Holder uhowas, pi n I n the cross ties was lit ted npan . on the plough tor nearly 5o .ud- a was crushed under, the wia.a traiu mangling his hotly and team pieces. Portions were found stu-n the track for a hundred yards. 1 ginecr thinking it was a calf, it 1" elark, did not stop until he ran :: ' ham. The Coroner's jury n tinned diet that they were ilrunk when !: ran over them ami were respo;..-' their own death.